choledocholithotomy

choledocholithotomy

 [ko-led″ah-ko-lĭ-thot´ah-me]
incision into the common bile duct for removal of gallstones.

cho·led·o·cho·li·thot·o·my

(kō-led'ō-kō-li-thot'ō-mē),
Incision of the common bile duct for the extraction of a stone.
[choledocho- + G. lithos, stone, + tomē, incision]

choledocholithotomy

/cho·led·o·cho·li·thot·o·my/ (-lĭ-thot´ah-me) incision into common bile duct for stone removal.

choledocholithotomy

(kə-lĕd′ə-kō-lĭ-thŏt′ə-mē)
n.
Incision of the common bile duct for the extraction of an impacted gallstone.

choledocholithotomy

[-lithot′əmē]
Etymology: Gk, chole + dochus, containing, lithos, stone, temnein, to cut
a surgical operation to make an incision in the common bile duct to remove a gallstone.

cho·led·o·cho·li·thot·o·my

(kō-lĕd'ō-kō-li-thot'ŏ-mē)
Incision of the common bile duct for the extraction of an impacted gallstone.
[choledocho- + G. lithos, stone, + tomē, incision]

choledocholithotomy

Surgical removal of gall stones from a bile duct.
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In case of failure to remove the CBD stones, the patient was subjected to open choledocholithotomy on the following day.
Of them, fifteen were confirmed to have CBD stones on MRCP and subsequently were removed by ERCP or choledocholithotomy.
He subsequently underwent another choledocholithotomy and bilioenteric anastomotic reconstruction.
Based on these findings, we concluded that radical laparocolectomy and choledocholithotomy was appropriate for this patient.
Such cases have been treated by choledocholithotomy and removal of the polyp.
This study was undertaken with effect from March 2010-February 2015, in patients who underwent cholecystectomy, cholecystectomy + choledocholithotomy and cholecystectomy+choledocholithotomy+choledocoduodenost omy/transduodenal sphincteroplasty in the hospital, where attending patients were mostly from lower middle class and poor category.
Choledochoduodenostomy as an adjunct to choledocholithotomy.